The Respect I Deserve

In the time it has taken to read this article 12 girls under the age of 18 have been married

Each year, 12 million girls are married before the age of 18

That is 23 girls every minute

Nearly 1 every 2 seconds

About the author

Ettie Bailey-King

Girls Not Brides

Ettie is Communications Associate at Girls Not Brides: the Global Partnership to End Child Marriage.